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Attorney Julie Steinbacher, the founding shareholder of Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak, was named by Pennsylvania Business Central to its annual Women Making a Difference list, making the second straight year that she has been included on this list. This annual recognition program run by PA Business Central's Women in Business publication recognizes women in central Pennsylvania "whose intelligence, drive, determination and dedication have led to business success and community involvement." This marks the ninth year of the program (see Julie's profile in Women Making a Difference)

Nominations were made by readers of PA Business Central and others in the business community within PA Business Central's coverage area. Nominations were reviewed and candidates were selected to the list by a selection committee at the St. Francis University Business Development Center. 

Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak, and elder law and special needs law firm with locations in State College, Williamsport, Wyalusing and Wysox, Pa., has been named a Top 50 Women Owned Business by Pennsylvania Business Central in its annual list of top women-owned businesses. Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak was founded by Attorney Julie Steinbacher, CELA, LLM, in 2002 in Williamsport, and has grown from one office to four in the 19 years since its founding. 

This marks the fourth time in recent years that the law firm has appeared on this same list, having also appeared on the similarly-named "Fifty to Follow" list of women-owned businesses in 2016, 2017 and 2019. The list appears each June in PA Business Central's Women in Business special edition. Readers of the publication submit nominations from communities across its 23-county readership, and the final list is chosen by a blue-ribbon panel. The final list represents both large and small, and well-established and start-up organizations.

Are you or a family member currently receiving veterans' benefits from the Veterans' Administration? If so, are you fully aware of how they work and how to maximize their effectiveness, especially when combined with other government benefits, pension or retirement benefits? If not, or even if you are pretty aware but are always interested in learning something new, then you will want to listen to the Second Half of Life Podcast episode 49. In this episode, titled "Basic Training: How to Make the Most of Your Veterans' Benefits," Attorney Brittany Smith and Long-Term Care Planner Tammy Zilske discuss everything you need to know about VA benefits and unlocking their full potential. Topics include eligible wartimes and available benefits for spouses, how to access the three levels of monthly pension, income and net worth limits (which isn't the same as your standard net worth) including the maximum annual pension rate, utilizing VA benefits to pay for long-term care, the three-year VA lookback (not to be confused with the five-year lookback for Medicaid), as well as other gifting guidelines, and much more.  

All episodes of the Second Half of Life Podcast can be found on the Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak website, as well as on most podcast directories, which includes Apple PodcastsSpotifyTuneIn + Alexa, iHeartRadioStitcherPodcast AddictGoogle PodcastsPodchaserDeezerListen NotesBullhornOvercastPocket CastsCastroCastboxPodfriend, Player FM, Podcast Index and Pandora


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